South East Asia is a dream destination for many yet for some reason, Malaysia seems to get less attention than its more popular neighbours. But this country is beautiful and has something for everyone. From dense tropical rainforests to lush tea plantations. From shiny megacities to paradise islands. And it needn’t break the bank either! Here’s our Malaysia travel budget guide to help y’all out.Read more
Apologies for the lack of posts this week. We’ve been in a Wi-Fi dead zone. After our visit to the humid rainforests of Borneo, and mindful of the fact that our trip is rapidly coming to an end, we fancied putting our feet up on a beautiful beach for a few days. Juara Beach on Tioman Island did not disappoint!Read more
I’m going to start this blog post on ‘reasons to be vegan’ by telling you that today I had the best burrito I’ve ever had in my life. For real – and I eat a lot of burritos! And do you know what was absent from this amazing meal? Animal products.
Rewind to two or three years ago. I was happy eating meat and going about my life without giving it a second thought. I mean, I didn’t buy meat that often or cook it for myself, but that was mainly for budget reasons…Read more
We’re not going to lie. Today has been one of the most incredible days of our entire trip so far. In a little corner of protected rainforest on the island of Borneo, we saw some incredible animals in their natural habitat, and learnt about the work of two amazing organisations. Most people visit Sepilok for the chance to see our orange fuzzy cousins, the magnificent orangutans, as well as the very rare sun bear. We were lucky enough to see plenty of both!Read more
Full disclosure – this post is brought to you by my sleep deprived brain. We were kept awake all night by a loudly snoring dorm-mate. You can guess why we came up with this topic today! We’ve been thinking about what makes a hostel from hell, and what makes a fantastic one. Between us, we’ve stayed in a lot of hostels. So we reckon we have a pretty good idea of what makes the perfect place to stay.Read more